Hartford Seminary

Boston Theological Institute

Students enrolled at Hartford Seminary in degree programs have the unique opportunity to take classes through the Boston Theological Institute (BTI), a consortium of seminaries and theological schools in the Boston area. In addition to Hartford Seminary, schools in the consortium include:

  • Boston College – Department of Theology
  • Boston College – School of Theology and Ministry
  • Boston University School of Theology
  • Episcopal Divinity School
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Hebrew College Rabbinical School
  • Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary
  • Saint John’s Seminary
Hartford Seminary degree students may take selected courses at any of these member schools. Cross registration is performed online through the BTI website. BTI courses must be completed within the time limits as stated for each course. BTI cross registration is not available during the summer.
To take a course through the BTI, students must first meet with their Hartford Seminary advisor, complete a Transfer Credit Pre-Approval form, and submit the completed form to the Registrar’s Office.  Once the cross-registration is approved, the student should proceed to the BTI Cross-Registration Portal to complete the registration process.
Please contact the Registrar with any questions about cross-registration.

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